Mai Vu is a fashion industry professional having worked in the archives of Fairchild Publications and Ralph Lauren before launching her own company, Bishop Collective, a retail collaborative providing American manufactured apparel and accessories. She has also been a marketing consultant to several fashion and non-profit brands and has experience in styling and digital media.
Mai has a BFA in Fabric Styling and is completing an MA in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice from FIT. She also teaches at The Art Institute of New York City and has previously taught at FIT in the Textile and Surface Design Department. In addition to teaching, Mai has presented independent research at Drexel and Harvard University and was a contributor to the Oxford Art Online for entries on Issey Miyake, Zandra Rhodes, Charles James and Viktor & Rolf.